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department of alcoholic beverage control, abc, seeking a person-to-person premises-to-premises type 48 on-sale general for public premises bar license. for 222 powell street on the east side of powell street between geary and ofarrel. this is currently licensed as a type 21 off-sale general and type 42 on-sale beer and wine. the applicant has agreed to surrender 21 and 42 upon issuance of type 48 license by the abc. for the purposes of this hearing, the abc seeks a determination from the board of supervisors as to approval or denial of this license. no records of police calls for services from july 2011 to june 2012. no record of police reports from july 2011 to june 2012. this premises is located on plot 174. the high crime area is defined as 215 or more reported incidents in a plot. this plot has 1,232 reported incidents reported for 2010. this is over the high crime area defined definition by 1,017. the applicant premises is located in the high-crime area. this premises is located in census track 117. on-sale license authorized by the census track is seven. active on-sale licenses, 93.
a sonic boom. i'm alan wang reporting live from the science center in oakland, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. and as you would expect, the fireball is trending on twitter with scores of people saying they witnessed the spectacle. it was a picture perfect night for a meteor citing. sighting. sandhya patel is here with more. >> indeed it was a picture perfect night. the american meteor society logged dozens of reports of this meteor sighting. this picture was sent to you report and you can see the streak of light there. this is in roanoke park and it had me out of my seat. this is no joke. he is referring to the meteor. "it rattled the house in belmont" and as we check out doppler 7hd why this was the case. it was still clear tonight, and we are in for another warm to hot afternoon tomorrow. red flag warnings are going. i'll be back to talk more about that and let you know when some big changes will be coming in a few minutes. >> sandhya, thanks. we want to see your videos and photos. you can e-mail them at you report at kgo-tv.com or share them with us at facebook.com/abc7 news or on twit
10/19/12 >>> you're watching the station that works for you. now, abc 2 news at 11:00. >> he was caught setting up video cameras in women's homes. now police wonder if there are more victims. what you can do to keep yourself safe. >> on the weather front, active storms and showers. how fast will we clear out for the weekend though? >> we've been thinking pifrpg all month in anticipation. how you can help raise money to fight breast cancer. >> not even nickels and dimes. >> you saw the baggage fees are bad. news starts right now. >> we begin tonight the skies open up. a lot of lightning. there it is again . wow. happened so fast. catching keep off guard. running for cover in buildings and cars and made that little girl cry. high winds, even a tornado warning. you are going to see more of this tonight. hope not. chief meteorologist has a look at what's going on right now. >> when it came through, reports of one inch hail and we had wind damage around the jerretsville area. pushing in delaware pretty quick here. more intense storms off shore. some of the storm action has moved u
strikes. >> and there is a weather warning at sfo because of thunder and lightning. >> and abc7 meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking all of this right now with live doppler 7hd. sand yaw? >> carolyn and dan, let's check out live doppler 7hd. it has become active, and we are still seeing some rain right now. we have been getting reports from all over the bay area. as we get in closer here, we want to show you what it looked like the last couple hours. as you notice, the moisture is moving in from the south and moving toward the north. we have been seeing numerous lightning strikes. people were sending in their tweets and heard loud thunder claps around atherton and followed by some light thundershowers. there have been reports of thunder and lightning in loss altos. we have rain around mariner's island and the san bruno area. the airport warning has been issued in case some of that lightning makes its way toward the region. as you will notice here down around the monterey bay, we are also watching some potential development here just to the west of monterey. we do have thunder
the science center in oakland, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. and as you would expect, the fireball is trending on twitter with scores of people saying they witnessed the spectacle. it was a picture perfect night for a meteor citing. sighting. sandhya patel is here with more. >> indeed it was a picture perfect night. the american meteor society logged dozens of reports of this meteor sighting. this picture was sent to you report and you can see the streak of light there. this is in roanoke park and it had me out of my seat. this is no joke. he is referring to the meteor. "it rattled the house in belmont" and as we check out doppler 7hd why this was the case. it was still clear tonight, and we are in for another warm to hot afternoon tomorrow. red flag warnings are going. i'll be back to talk more about that and let you know when some big changes will be coming in a few minutes. >> sandhya, thanks. we want to see your videos and photos. you can e-mail them at you report at kgo-tv.com share them with us at facebook.com/abc7 news or on twitter at abc7 news bay area. we posted a slide
to the bay area. they lived in san francisco for years. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young children in her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he had gotten a job. they were going to move to new york. >> reporter: this is a neighborhood of lots of young families with children. many
's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook and we are dealing with patchy fog this morning. >> reporter: yes, it's really limiting visibility. so be sure to turn on the low beams and slow it down. we have trouble in howard county. a fallen utility line pole actually in ellicott city that has shut down old frederick road between leader drive and mckenzie road. stick with interstate 70 instead. and for those ofous using 83 -- those of you using 83, there's nothing to get in your way. north of 695, traffic is picking up but no delays once you get on the jfx. and 695 looks like at harford road, 11 minutes to travel the outer loop from 95 all the way up to 83. traffic is starting to pick up on the west side of the beltway. looking at a 13-minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. but everything is up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel. 8-minute ride to travel northbound from the beltway to the toll plaza. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> they are watching and listening to you as you ride to and from work. and the mta says
, a secretary of state and abc filing. it was the intention of property owner to preserve the liquor license, not run into non-conforming use for letting it go too long. these -- as soon as this license transfers, mike and alex are going to go down to abc with me, get finger-printed, put in a new llc questionnaire and take over 100% ownership. they do have a lease. they are in positive sofasing these premises. it is approximately 4,500 square feet, half of it outside, which is what makes this place so beloved. it is a beautiful old garden. it was for 30 years. first the eagle, then the eagle tavern. during the 80s this particular location hosted well over 500 fundraisers for h.i.v. and a.i.d.s. and raised millions of dollars. this is much beloved in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and trance gender community. they are happy there are new owners that want to respect the old eagle and bring it back. so this project includes a number of ada upgrades, ada bathrooms, passive travel. there would be soundproofing added. it's always been a good neighbor, wants to continue as a good neighbor so there will
on scene you can see from our abc7 waze app traffic bumper-to-bumper from before university. if you would like to get around this 280 is the best way using this free appf0[ [ abc7news.com/waze download it since today is 49er game day you can use it for this afternoon as well. >>> more about the game in a little while. right now breaking news one person died early this morning after a fire broke out inside a home castro valley. the fire broke out 12:15 a.m. inside a house on san carlos avenue it took a half hour to put the fire out they discovered a body in the home. detectives have joined the probe after it appeared to have been suspicious. they are considering this a homicide investigation. the coroner will determine if the victim died because of the fire or due to some other cause. >>> later this morning attorneys will present closing arguments in the case of an east bay woman accused of murdering a nursing student. prosecutors say giselle esteban killed michelle le last may. a computer expert with the fbi testified when she examined esteban's computer she found hundreds of searches for
tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first of all, i like the way we did it in massachusetts. >> romney said he would repeal obama care, but not all of the parts people like. >> preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. number two, yo
-- carolyn johnson. the family has close ties to the bay area. they lived in san francisco for years. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young children in her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he had gotten a job. they were going to move to new york. >> reporter: this is a neighborhood o
on cardinals. however there is a little bit of a problem here. >> there is a rain delay. abc 7 news is live at that game in st. louis. he has -- joins us now with the latest. wayne? >> hello. welcome to st. louis. you know that expression if you don't like the weather stick around, it will change? take a look at the stadium. this is the rain storm. it has changed. 20 minutes ago a rain delay in the bottom of the 7th. earlier, we took a look inside of the stadium. let's begin with a giants fan who came from san jose. >> no way i was going to let 2000 miles come between me and playoff games. >> here is his reward. it's charming and intermim in an intimate way. the color here is red. from the bricks, to the seats to the fans, too. all red until giants came out for batting practice in a light drizzle. including kbrin wilson looking game ready despite still recovering from surgery. there is marco scutero appearing despite soreness after monday night's controversial slide behind second base. among fans there are a few from san francisco. they're transplants from the mid west. in the case of jake
abc7 news starts now with live, breaking news. >> good evening. we want to get state to some breaking news. you are looking at live pictures from sky 7hd where police are investigating a shooting that happened just a short time ago on highway 101 near the exit here san carlos. we are live with the latest. >> we are here on the shoulder of highway 101 before the holly street exit. as you see behind me, the police have closed the holly street exit because of this accident that apparently is being investigated as a shooting. now let's take a look at this scene from sky 7hd. this incident happened at about 1:30. witnesses and the chp said that the car was waving as it traveled southbound on 101 near the holly street exit near san carlos. the car veered off the highway north of the exit and crashed into the fence. chp said there was a shooting victim in the car which also held two other passengers. we believe that the shooting victim was taken to stanford hospital. chp reports are that the shooting victim suffered a head wound. now as far as traffic was concerned, traffic was actu
at least 22 people. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. let's head out to abc7 news reporter thomas roman who is live with the latest at pier39. thomas? >> matthew rice's friends and family wanted to give him a special bachelor party. but they gave him a scare when their party boat hit a rock outside of alcatraz. these 18 men in life vests were having a great time at a bachelor party on the bay. the men, some of whom came from ireland decided all of them would have the beer tasting on a bay party boat. what they got was a scare when the boat started to sink. we spoke to the bachelor and his soon to be uncle. >> we were just hanging out, only on the boat pour like 20 minutes or so, and all of a sudden we were coming around alcatraz and it was like, boom, a big jolt. the next thing we knew, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down and they were clearly taking on water. joy it was scary to hear the report. the hole is this big and he wa
shumann abc news. >> wine freedman has highlights fans can expect at tonight's game. wayne? >> we've been here all day. it's been interesting to watch this place come to life from sleepy downtown san frn this morning to the place that it is tonight. vibrant. the center of the city and nation. some fans began arriving at 10:00 this morning zwrouft get a sense of the area. but the countdown began past two. giants took the field looking loose and business-like. fans can only hope to hit the ball as well tonight as they did here, we're just minutes from game time. no word as who will throw out the first pitch. they're keeping this a secret. we know who sang the national anthem. it's a familiar face. third base coach tim flannery joined bob weir from the grateful dead. he sings in his own rock band. he told us a short time ago he thinks this is taken seriously. >> i pray about this. i hope to do my best. i'm going to do my best. i was wungs told by an irish producer it's either believable or not believable. whatever happens toon on the field or behind the microphone is going to be believable.
stevens was born. thank you. >> we're streaming the service on our web site abc 7 news.com. there, you can find a link to learn more about ambassador stevens and leave your messages of support. >> a top aide says the president feels he is the man responsible for the attack that ki steven asks three other americans. this just a day after secretary of state hillary clinton says she's to blame. secretary clinton deflected criticism away from mr. obama and vice president biden for how they handled the situation. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000 plus people all over the world and and certainly won't be knowledgeable about decisions made by security professionals it was helpful for hillary clinton to say that but it's not going to make this go away. >> republican mitt romney criticized the obama administration's response to the attacks. >> president obama and mitt romney getting set to begin second debate in less than an hour this, is a look inside of the complex at hofstra university where the debate will take place. this is a town hall style debate. >> it
the mania. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," october 17th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. these days in hollywood, the baby bump is one of the most photographed fashion accessories. and after the baby arrives, news celebrity moms flaunt their taught arms and tight abs. but does all this attention hold women to a new and impossible standard? that's what one young mother thinks. and she is fighting back. here's abc's juju chang. >> reporter: there's a new breed of mom on the play ground. just weeks after giving birth, she's back in skinny jeans and six-inch heels. dubbed mom-shes, they're a hybrid of mommies and bombshells. from gwyneth paltrow to beyonce. they seem to be everywhere. >> these women who have infected our minds and you think about them all the time. when you look in the mirror, you say, why don't i look like jennifer lopez, jessica alba? >> reporter: as the former editor of "us weekly," janice helped give birth to the mom-shell with the glossy body after baby spre
. everybody is rooting on the o's. reporting live in towson sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> 6:31 and you can't get through airport security with a pocketknife but twice in the past week, agents with the tsa allowed loaded guns through airport checkpoints. one was a loaded 38 and that gun went undetected by sceneers and a airport in new orleans. a new -- screeners in a airport in the new orleans. one day earlier in orlando agents missed another loaded gun belonging to a firefighter in her purse. it made it all the way to the plane. the tsa says they have had successes screeners confiscated 1100 weapons so far this year 29 were confiscated last week. as for the officer that let the person pull the gun through has been pulled from duty and more disciplinary action could be coming down the way. >>> a teen has been hospitalize after an accident at a water park in california. a spokeswoman for the park says the 19 year old cut in line and then dove headfirst down the venom drop slide at six flags hurricane harbor. halfway down he fell off the slide. it's not clear why he fell but the venom drop is
-- sandy. we did learn the new york stock exchange will be reopening tomorrow. brandi hitt, abc news. >>> pg&e is sending more than 150 workers to new york. bay area crews will depart in the next couple of days. six red cross volunteers from the bay area are helping in the relief efforts and more may be sent once the airlines get back on schedule. >>> mike is tracking the storm live in the weather center. >>> no two hurricanes are alike. this was the storm surge. the others -- this was the real teal when it came to the storm surge trying to pump all that moisture in the corridor between new jersey and new york. circulation still impressive, radar returns aren't as widespread, starting to see holes as drier air is moving in. 45 miles per hour pressure high compared to yesterday it continues to rise which means the low is weak . right now near somerset, pennsylvania going to track to the west. still, 1200 mile storm but it is losing a little grip huge circulation going from hudson bay to florida. over the next 24 hours it is going to move towards buffalo then towards can dark the rainf
. 67 degrees and partly cloudy. let's check of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. you will want to put on the low beams because as lynette mentioned we are dealing with patchy fog across the region. pretty bad in baltimore. so slow down be extra careful as you head out. 95 in harford county. nice and clear. no problems from 543 to white marsh and as you make your way downtown it will be problem free. checking in and looking live at the harrisburg expressway in hunt valley no problems to report from shawan to 695 and as we look at drive times you will notice once you get on the jfx you are looking at that typical 11-minute ride traveling southbound from the beltway all the way to the fayette street. 695 is going to be in great shape from parkville up to towson and heading to the west side of the beltway, no problems to report. just 11 minutes to travel that outer loop from 795 down towards 95. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic now over to you. >>> air bags are meant to protect us in the time of a crash. and they may be the reason you purcha
also register online. so far half a billion have done so. if you'd like to check it out go to abc 7 news.com. >> coming up in our next half hour, abc 7 news mark matthews will preview the third and final presidential debate. >> right now police in san francisco arrested a man who sucker punch aid 94-year-old woman in chinatown. officers say the man described as 50, came up behind the comewoman hitting her several times in the head. she fell and may have suffer aid fractured skull. the attacker chased by witnesses. police arrested him. the woman is in san francisco general hospital with life threatening injuries. >> the injury skiding the fate of gisele esteban about to wrap up first day of deliberations. she is charged with killing michelle le in may of last year. esteban's attorney says she did not plan on killing le but snapped. >> happening throughout northern california a three-day fund-raiser for the family of kenonyoung storm. he was shot and killed last month. now, through wednesday night, 20% of the sales at california pizza kitchen will go a benefit fund for his wife and fo
to be coming above average. let's get a check now of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >>> good morning lynette. well, as you mentioned we are and unfortunately a crash on . the west side of the beltway in wood lawn on the outer loop at security boulevard. north of the scene, here's what it looks like at liberty road. checking in and taking a live look you'll notice it's causing a massive backup it's going to take you 14 minutes right now to travel that outer loop from 795 down towards 95. as far as the beltway is concerned in parkville a live look at harford road, normal conditions, no problems as you do travel up towards towson. and as we pull up another drive time the jfx going to be in great shape. no delays traveling from southbound -- southbound from 695 all the way downtown. that stretch will take you just 11 minutes. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> in this morning a trial begins for two people cited for giving teens alcohol. the teenagers later dayed in a crash. >> the accident happened back in january but now a
a thousand products are being pulled from pharmacy shelves. it is monday october 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good monday morning, everybody. happy columbus day to all of you folks watching us on what should be a three-day weekend for most. not for us. >> wouldn't that be nice, holidays off? we can only dream. >> news never sleeps. >> no, we don't. and i'm paula faris on this monday morning. >>> we're going to have the latest on the )uáu a moment on the recalls that now affect products from complex prescriptions to even simple vitamins. >> it's amazing how this thing has spread as we reported on friday. numbers are up. stay tuned for that for sure. >>> also a look at some other stories we're following as well. we also have details for a desperate search for a little girl who's been missing for three days. new clues that could give investigators a direction in which to look. scary. >> her mother working the night shift of all things too. >>> also this half hour, the new star of the presidential campaign, big bird in the spotlight, becoming a symbol of bigge
>> live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> good morning everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm caroline tyler. let's start things out with a quick first look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, carolyn, good morning, everyone. from the golden gate bridge usually it's just here we are used to the low clouds and fog but it is widespread. we are planning on it to evaporate and look for the mist and drizzle to give way to sunny conditions. numbers are pretty mild, in the 50s and 60s, and by the afternoon you will notice the warmth headed away from our coast. low 80s. we will keep it a little bit gray at the shoreline. and partial clearing there. mild though, and by the evening hours temperatures are still in the 60s and we are on our way to a big change in the forecast for the entire week ahead. i'll have it for you coming up. carolyn. >> thanks, lisa. in your giants colors, the giants are just hours away from meeting the st. louis cardinals in game one were the national league championship series at&t park. fans all over the bay area
, we're told. vic lee abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. late today the contra costa county sheriff's department identified two victims of a double homicide. they're having a difficult time solving. they're bonl san francisco residents. they were both shot yesterday evening on buchanan road near pittsburgh-antioch border, officers found two bleeding open the roadway. one died within minutes. investigators don't have expects or a motive for the shooting. >> and we now know the name of the murder suspect police were looking for when storming into a home this afternoon. that was s.w.a.t. officers using a nash bang device less than two hours ago. they fwheent a house on 21st street in west oakland. officer dz not find anyone inside of the home. investigators looking for this man. a 27-year-old wanted in a homicide that took place on september 6th. police want to hear from you if you have seen this man. >> an important new sign tonight that the bay area economy sim proving. the median price of houses sold in nine-county area last month rose to $429,000, up 4.6% from august and 17.5% from
street moments later a mob overturned this bus and set it on fire. abc 7 news is live at the hall of justice. vic? >> the mayor calls those troublemakers hoodlums. the district attorney says he'll prosecute those arrested to the fullest. police chief greg sui says he'll have a better plande withn again. a crowd celebrated after watching the game on the big screen. a peaceful, exuberent crowd. the street parties turned bad. trouble makers overturned cars. they stopped traffic on market street. jumping on taxi cabs. any car was fair game. people set off fire works. some in the crowd broke windows of the bus. but what angered the mayor is this. the burning of another bus. >> burning of muni bus cost almost $1 million. we're going to have to find ways to pay for it as a city. >> revelers set fires in the streets. fueling them by throwing furniture and cans. a huge crowd celebrated into the night in the mission district. there are more bonfires. police monitored this situation. when command officers felt it's getting out of control they went in. revelers said they exhibited a lot of re
. and you can find all the news on abc2news.com/orioles and don't forget to upload your favorite fan photos. >> we've been telling you about the story for weeks now, delays and cancellations playing american airlines, but things have gotten a whole lot worse. imagine you're cruising at 33,000 feet on a -- 30,000 feet in a jumbo jet and your seat becomes unbolted and you and up in the lap of the person behind you. >> reporter: american airlines said the multiple issues with seats have nothing to do with disgruntled workers. >> this is a mechanical issue. that's all it s it's not -- it is. it's not related toian thing else. >> reporter: yet another plane, this time an american flight had rows of seats come loose. >> loose in the back. we need to return. >> reporter: all required an emergency landing. this woman who didn't want her face shown was onboard one of the seats. >> the seat flipped backward. people were essentially on the lap of the passengers behind them with their legs up in the air. >> reporter: just this morning an american flight to london was forced to make an emergency flight
to get them out of the house. >> reporter: joce sterman, abc2 news. >> many utility companies do offer free legitimate energy audits but they most likely won't cold call or slice you. if someone comes to your don't, ask for identification. >>> doing all the shopping, you know, families have endless choices -- whether that's breakfast, lunch or dinner. >> some families are going organic to make shower your families are getting food that's dpd for you. what the american academy is saying. >> go down to the south and west it's 80 in memphis. a big warmup. your full forecast coming up. hundred and eighty million dollars for maryland schools. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven. i'm voting for question seven. >>> seems like more and more parents are concerned about pesticides. >> the question is are ore dan nick foods better. the american academy of pediatrics said there's
.m. to honor the dawson family and their memory. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> we learned about the funeral arrangements, friends and family will say good-byes at 5:00 tonight, it's taking place at the sharp street memorial church at 5:00. he died last week after a long battle with cancer, he was 72 years old. civil rights activist was a member of the house of delegates from 1963 to 67 and served in the senate from 67- 81. >>> this is a story that is going to make you feel good about the community where you live. in particular, tow truck drivers, they lifted the spirits of a family following a fire that killed five. the call came out from knockout towing. they got a few dozen trucks to surround the northeast baltimore home where nancy died and her four grandchildren. they presented the donations to her daughter. the purpose is to help cover the funeral costs. >> without support, we would be lost. >> a lot of people get bad names for tow truck drivers. they are here to help. >> it turns out they said all of the victims will be buried together. it's going happen thursday. if you are interest
on the shoulder of southbound 101. we will have more on this shooting at abc7 news at 11. reporting live in san carlos, abc7 news. >> thank you. that shooting is causing a huge mess for drivers heading southbound on 101. in this individual row from sky 7hd, you see just how bad it was. traffic was at a standstill for about an hour before that road reopened. this is a live look right now from sky 7hd above the bay shore freeway in san carlos. as you see, it is still moving at a snail's pace out there. a huge traffic jam out there tonight. >>> sky 7hd arrived on the scene of more breaking news in san jose just a short time ago. a car burt into flames after it plowed into a utility pole along northbound interstate 680. that car then landed in some bushes near the capital express way exit. the flames ignited nearby trees and shrubs. a woman escaped from the car with minor injuries. the driver suffered serious injuries after being ejected from the car. the highway patrol believes he was drunk he made an unsafe turn. four of the five northbound lanes will remain closed for the next few minutes. >>> t
. but there is plenty more to pick over between now and the next debate. reporting live, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. and there will be much more ahead on the debate on "nightline" after this newscast. and the third and final presidential debate is set for next monday, october 22nd at lynn university in boca raton, florida with a focus on foreign policy. that starts at 6:00. you can watch it live here on abc7. as the two presidential candidates argued over the terrorist attack in libya hundreds gathered at san francisco city hall to honor the ambassador who was killed there. christopher stevens grew up in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley and ucsf hastings school of law. john alston shows us the outpouring of praise tonight. >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by christopher stevens himself. >> now i am excited to return to libya to return the great work we have started. it is building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you, the libyan people a you chief your goals. the libyan people to achieve their goals. >> his brother talked about t
. and right now, look at the temperatures in annapolis. 63 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, this week's heavy rains have caused big problems in east baltimore. and there's a third sink hole on east monument street and here's the scene from yesterday. now east monument will remain shut down between wolf street and patterson park avenue. it's just a mess. it's not going to reopen any time soon. and until everything is fixed you want to use orleans street. 95 if you are useing that to get downtown, this is what it looks like at 395. traffic is moving right along no delays through the fort mchenry tunnel and harbor tunnel going to be in great shape. and traffic is picking up on the beltway right now. here on the northwest corner at old court road inner loop nice and clear through pikesville but the outer loop slowing down towards route 40. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic megan and charley over to you. >>> news time 6:31. back to school shopping is over. the holiday shopping season. still a few weeks awa
. looking at your hour by hour forecast, it brings us up to 78 by lunchtime. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hey megan, you are up to 17 now. >> oh, my goodness. look at this. oh, my gosh. >> reporter: 17 twitter followers. wow. you will get more. don't worry. if you are traveling in east baltimore we have big problems a third sink hole opened up on east monument street. it remains shut down between wolf street and patterson park avenue. here's a look at the scene yesterday. this caused a total wreck on the roads. so, this area will be shut down for quite sometime and if you are traveling on east monument street instead of east monument you will want to stick with or liens street to get around all of this mess. and if you are heading out to 95, here's a live look at the fort mchenry tunnel everything moving along harbor tunnel will be nice and clear. and as we pull up other drive times the beltway in great shape from parkville all the way up to towson. there are no delays on the west side either. you are looking at that typic
:30 this evening. t.j. winick, abc news. >>> let's find out where hurricane sandy is now. meteorologist mike nicco is in the weather center. when do you expect the storm to make landfall? >>> quicker than what people areying it has picked up speed winds are going to be sharp and kick up higher waves. here's live doppler out of delaware, you can see the eye wall starting to come into play from hurricane sandy. it is still a hurricane only 75 miles from atlantic city now moving almost 30 miles per hour, that gives it three hours before the eye wall will come ashore. look at this 80 foot piece of boardwalk floating down the streets of atlantic city, that's how powerful the waves have been this is 540 miles to the west, look how tall almost 700 miles north and south, massive storm that continues to east at 28 miles per hour. it is going to sit in new england for the better part of this week. if you have plans, call ahead. >> we heard t.j. winick talking about thousands of flights cancelled that is causing a ripple effect for bay area travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international wi
stock exchange will be reopening tomorrow. brandi hitt, abc news. >>> pg&e is sending more than 150 workers to new york. bay area crews will depart in the next couple of days. six red cross volunteers from the bay area are helping in the relief efforts and more may be sent once the airlines get back on schedule. >>> mike is tracking the storm live in the weather center. >>> no two hurricanes are alike. this was the storm surge. the others -- this was the real teal when it came to the storm surge trying to pump all that moisture in the corridor between new jersey and new york. circulation still impressive, radar returns aren't as widespread, starting to see holes as drier air is moving in. 45 miles per hour pressure high compared to yesterday it continues to rise which means the low is weak . right now near somerset, pennsylvania going to track to the west. still, 1200 mile storm but it is losing a little grip huge circulation going from hudson bay to florida. over the next 24 hours it is going to move towards buffalo then towards can dark the rainfall amounts taper as we head into f
, reporting live in santa clara, abc7 news. >> thank you. the contra costa sheriff's office is looking at a man in their custody. he was tased earlier this afternoon. sky 7hd flew over the martinez detention facility. they closed the jail for five hours. deputies were taking a 58-year-old man to a holding cell when he was combative. they used a taser to get control and they say medical staff checked him after that incident. a deputy found him unresponsive in his cell around 2:30 this afternoon. he was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. >>> as you may have seen in the past hour, super storm sandy is slowly winding through the east coast with a trail of devastation left behind. at least 50 people were killed because of the storm. tomorrow the president will see the damage in new jersey firsthand. many coastal communities are completely flooded. the full moon lead to higher tides than normal. that did not help. the winds pushed the water inland. the damage is just overwhelming. damage repair could cost up to $20 billion. electric crews will restore power to more than eigh
. 70 degrees and it's going to be a nice one. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. and you said you have lots of accidents. >> reporter: yes, we have trouble on 95 where there's a crash along the northbound lanes at route 32. it has been confined to the shoulder and if you are heading down to dc there are no delays right now but that could very well change later this afternoon. the nationals take on the cardinals around one. so expect a lot of congestion right around 4:00 this afternoon. now in baltimore, we are dealing with several accidents. there's trouble in northeast baltimore right where there's a crash on bel air road at erdman and another accident on alameda and cold spring lane. 695, this is what it looks like at harford road in parkville. everything up to speed. on outer loop towards towson and inner loop no delays to 95. the west side of the beltway at old court road, traffic is starting to pick up here at old court road. a 14-minute ride on the outer loof from -- outer loop from 795 to 95. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. >>> if you know one thing ab
. >> and another found in the morning. abc 2 news at 11:00 starts now. >>> you want to know about sandy. 11 people now have been killed and here's what it looks like in post hurricane sandy. we're hoping that sandy won't remind us that irene isabel. >> this is what the storm looks like from the international space station. you have to wonder is the storm coming our way. >> he's tracking the storm all week. a closer look at the storm. >> sandy is getting closer and closer to the united states, getting close to the coast here. winds to 90 miles an hour. still a very powerful 1 hurricane. we're seeing a little weakening in the last three hours. potent storm, winds moving in the northwest at 11:00. it's not so much what they are doing right now, what she will do as she rockets up the east coast in the next 2-3 days. as we approach the time frame, as we expect sandy to curve around the north carolina coast, but in addition to that, in carrying some jet stream energy likely that this storm will increase in strength in wind, field and size. perhaps a bigger storm once sandy gets to the carolinas. and bre
fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> happening today, the naacp will make an upon announcement concerning the upcoming election. linda so is here to tell us what exactly they are coming out in support of. >> reporter: about same sex marriage. naacp lead layers nouns the official support for question 6 later this afternoon which would legalize same sex marriage in maryland. voters will get their chance do de-- to decide on the ish in november -- issue in november. leaders of the baltimore and maryland chapters will get together in baltimore to officially support question 6. back in may, the national board of directors passed a resolution endorsing marriage equality. the maryland chapter has been involved in supporting question 6 for months now. linda so, abc2 news. >>> we have new details about a family that died last week in a house fire that happened in northeast baltimore. a grandmother and her four grandchildren died in the fire early in the morning on thursday. this morning abc2 news sherrie johnson is here with the latest inf
road no problems from parkville to towson. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. megan and charley over to you. >>> 4:32. the mta has a new polysus -- policy causing controversy. if you ride the bus someone is watching and listening to your conversation. the question is raised does it make you safer or is it an invasion of privacy. abc2 news sherrie johnson has the story. i imagine they are doing this because there's a need. >> reporter: basically the mtawants to use cameras to beef up security. aid investigateddive tool with 10 on every bus. four outside and 6 inside that will record your every move and every word. the mta has always had surveillance video, but audio was not always off limits. that's until now. the mta says the passengers' safety is the top priority and last month's assault on a woman found the need to sound with a surveillance pictures. the practice is lawful training is underway for drivers and the first 10 buses equipped with the cameras hit the road with more than 300 others to follow in the next few months to come. american civil liberties union s
>>> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> in the news this saturday morning, about a million people are expected to crowd into san francisco today for all kinds of events. up next a live report on what to expect, including some pretty pricey parking. only on 7, cell phone robberies are on the increase in san francisco as thieves get more brazen. we will show you exclusive video of the crooks in action. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. don't tell me there's nothing to do today. let's check the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. here's a look at the roof camera where we have partly cloudy conditions around most of the bay, but the fog is dense from santa rosa, napa, marijuana county. so be careful. visibility has been reduced. but this afternoon we will get into partly cloudy skies. it should be nice out there. but you will need the jacket, sunglasses. numbers in the mid-60s at our shoreline, across the bay upper 60s by the afternoon. inland east bay should see mid-70s, then we will quickly cool after the sun sets. it should be
will catch you. ladies and gentlemen it's on. live outside at and t park, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. >> and it's spectacular, thank you. >> i put the orange shirt on when giants were up, i was ready to burn it in the 9th. i just was a little bit nervous. >> nerve wracking. >> yes. now all eyes to oakland. a's hoping to follow the giants lead into the league championship series. >> a's down two games to none. they have come back to force game five. we've got sky 7 over the coliseum right now. you can see the parking lot filling up. >> and abc 7's mike shumann is live outside of the ballpark beginning our a's coverage. >> game five as mentioned winner go home against detroit tonight. as a kid growing up, every professional athlete dreams of hitting that game-winning hit. maybe making a putt to win the master or watching a catch to make the super bowl. a couple guys last night live that had dream i was bedlam. coco chris with a game winning hit across home plate to give oakland an improbable win. a's trail going into the bottom of the 9th. the 15th walk off run of the year for a's and
shift in the lead. it's monday, october 15th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> everyone's favorite day of the week. good monday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> it's actually not my favorite day of the week. >> yeah. >> oh, sarcasm. >> there you go. she's quick tonight. >> always a little slow on mondays. paula faris. >>> we're going to have the latest on how candidates are tweaking their strategies for their second debate. >>> but first, a look at some of the other stories we're going to follow this half hour. a death-defying plunge to earth, 883 miles an hour, unbelievable, with just a parachute to break his fall. how felix baumgartner managed to cheat death. it was a picture-perfect free fall and landing. look at that moment right there. he did it, shattering the world record. he did it. unbelievable. people were riveted to the video over the weekend. >> i can't imagine free falling for other four minutes. >> no. and at almost 900 miles an hour? felix, my hat's off to you. you're braver than most, my friend. >>> also this half hour, we're going to
freedman abc 7 news. >> wayne, thank you. there are some big names involved in the big game. wayne is going to have more on the bay area's who's who ahead at 5:00. >> there is more sports news. there is a first look at the proposed golden state warriors new arena on the san francisco water front. designs presented by an architect working on this arena. the building sitting far from the streets. they're trying to preserve use of the bay. it will be built on what is now a parking lot on piers 30-32. more than half will be dedicated to open space. there is a cool design there. ground breaking beginning 20-14. >> and san francisco expected to find out tomorrow whether it's on the short list of cities cities to host the upcoming super bowl. the city put in a bid to host in 2016 or 2017 at the new stadium in santa clara. both 49er and city leaders say san francisco would be the center of the event. if they make the first round it has to submit a plan by early may. >> this thursday is 49ers game day. here on abc 7. 4:49 jerry rice and brent jones will join us as abc 7 news presents the pregame sho
the cardinal in game six of the national league championship series. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live at&t park where giants fans are getting excited about maybe the possibility of another world series. >> that's exactly right. that excitement will only continue to build as the day progresses today until this afternoon's game. let's take you to the scene yesterday right across the street from the ballpark at pedro's can tina. fans are already fired up. when the giants returned to san francisco yesterday morning, manager bruce bochy told abc7 news there would be very little time for his players to rest up. but that they would get a light workout in in preparation for today. knbr radio host are, marty, said the giants will have to play perfect baseball to take the playoffs to game 7. >> the ultimate game. if the they can get it to a game 7 on monday night, you will see something you haven't seen here in a long, long time. >> there's no other sports right now will than baseball in the plaintiffs and the giants and cardinals. >> so recapping, giants and cardinals, game six today. another mus
is going on? for the latest on what happened today, let's go right to abc's senior national correspondent, jim avila. >> 685, what can i do for you? >> roger. got an unusual one for you. >> reporter: no one can remember this happening before. not passengers, so rattled they didn't want to be identified. >> the seats flipped backwards and, so, people were essentially on the laps of the passengers behind them with their legs up in the air. >> reporter: not aviation experts. >> i've never seen anything like that in all my years, 30 years of covering the airline industry. >> reporter: no one can remember airline seats disconnecting from the cabin floor. and now it's happened twice in three days aboard two american airlines 757s. >> during climb-out, rows -- passenger seats row 12, d, e and f came loose out of the floor. >> reporter: american airlines flight 685, from boston to miami, diverted in mid-flight, declaring an emergency and landing at jfk in new york because a row of seats had disengaged from its rails on a nearly full flight. one of the displaced passengers is moved to the flight a
the election. and your voice, your vote. abc's david muir is here with us, right now. david? >> reporter: great to see you in person, diane. not only were the jobs numbers a welcome sign for the americans lucky enough to get those jobs, they were very welcome by the president today, fighting to keep his job. and after that debate performance this week, tonight, that spring in his step is back. bounding up to the podium, the new jobs numbers were more than just a economic jolt, they were a political one. today, the president in the battleground of virginia. >> this morning, we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since i took office. >> reporter: hours later, in the battleground of ohio. >> it's a reminder that this country's come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: today, after nearly four years of unemployment above 8%, what economists called a sharp drop. down to that 7.8%, a psychological benchmark, broken. and a boost for the president, just days after his disappointing debate performance against a challenger who came ready. >> but you've been president fou
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